In total, 125 traffic accidents were registered in Latvia yesterday, in which 12 people were injured, including five cyclists and two pedestrians.
A total of 899 fines were issued yesterday, which is significantly more than usual. 426 drivers were fined for speeding, most of which were in Vidzeme - 163. In addition, many drivers were fined for using a mobile phone while driving and for not buckling up.
Also on Thursday, the police detained eight drivers who were driving under the influence.
The objective of the European Day Without A Road Death or Project EDWARD is that no one should die on the roads of Europe on Thursday 26 September.